voluntary

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  • For if it were, then could there be no voluntary act against reason.
  • Many schools also offer voluntary study groups for the purpose of learning other languages.
  • The book attacked the idea that looking after the poor could be left to voluntary action.
  • In most cases, such support is offered to families on a voluntary basis.
  • Often paid rescue services may work in co-operation with voluntary services.
  • Some are owned by the railway itself but most are owned by various individuals or voluntary groups.
  • The new voluntary fire department building and senior center was built on the same site of the old town hall.
  • It is a voluntary group of people with an interest in the area and its protection.
  • This may be the official policy of the religious group or may simply be the voluntary action of its members.
  • He asked for voluntary donations to support himself and his family so that he could practice full-time.
  • The schools have been established by the voluntary efforts of parents.
  • Participation in the association has, throughout its history, always been on a voluntary basis.
  • This voluntary status has changed the culture of military service.
  • If the subject is voluntary and providing documents, they may even be more valuable.
  • Her interests include health, social services, children's issues, local government and the voluntary sector.
  • Their name suggests that they placed a special value on voluntary poverty.
  • Religious schools, also called "voluntary schools" had, however, not received this support.
  • God, therefore, is the first cause, Who moves causes both natural and voluntary.
  • Or will any voluntaries stay when those that have will and cause to follow are thus handled? Cited from Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth, by Lucy Aikin
  • People had rights, but also duties, and these duties were not voluntary.
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Words starting with voluntary

Meaning of voluntary

  • noun Composition (often improvised) for a solo instrument (especially solo organ) and not a regular part of a religious service or musical performance
  • adjective Of your own free will or design; done by choice; not forced or compelled
    man is a voluntary agent, participation was voluntary, voluntary manslaughter, voluntary generosity in times of disaster, voluntary social workers, a voluntary confession
  • adjective Controlled by individual volition
    voluntary motions, voluntary muscles